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DD-617 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 25 JUL 1942
at Fore River Shipyard
NOV1942-Launch Date: 9 NOV 1942
FEB1943-Commissioned: 13 FEB 1943

DD-617 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: John Ordronaux

Complement: 276 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet

Beam: 36 feet

Flank Speed: 37 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1973